The median annual salary for a Firewall Support was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Firewall Support
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 878 903 947
Rank change year-on-year +25 +44  
Permanent jobs requiring a Firewall Support 12 29 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.029% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.031% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 11 22 35
Median salary £47,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.71% -6.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £46,250 £35,000 £29,750
% change year-on-year +32.14% +17.64%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85544 95045 105654
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.95% 96.52% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 69856 80154 87088
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Firewall Support
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Firewall Support in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall Support in the UK

Firewall Support
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall Support.

Salary trend for Firewall Support in the UK

Firewall Support
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall Support over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Firewall Support in the UK

Firewall Support
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall Support within the UK over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +28 12 £47,500 +35.71%
London +32 10 £47,500 +37.68%
City of London - 4 £67,500 -
South East +42 1 £22,500 -55.00%
Yorkshire - 1 £70,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £70,000 -
Leeds - 1 £70,000 -

Firewall Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Firewall Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Firewall Support in the job title.

1 30 (100.00%) Firewall
2 19 (63.33%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (56.67%) Cisco
4 14 (46.67%) CCNA
5 13 (43.33%) Juniper
6 12 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (40.00%) F5
7 10 (33.33%) CheckPoint
7 10 (33.33%) CCNP
8 9 (30.00%) VPN
8 9 (30.00%) Palo Alto
9 8 (26.67%) WAN
9 8 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (26.67%) Blue Coat
9 8 (26.67%) Fortinet
10 7 (23.33%) Data Centre
11 6 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
11 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
11 6 (20.00%) DNS
11 6 (20.00%) MPLS
11 6 (20.00%) BGP
12 5 (16.67%) NetApp
12 5 (16.67%) DHCP
12 5 (16.67%) Wireless
12 5 (16.67%) WatchGuard
12 5 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
12 5 (16.67%) Network Security
12 5 (16.67%) Presales
13 4 (13.33%) Security Auditing
13 4 (13.33%) Nimble Storage

Firewall Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 30 (100.00%) Firewall
2 12 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (30.00%) VPN
4 8 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 8 (26.67%) WAN
5 6 (20.00%) BGP
5 6 (20.00%) DNS
5 6 (20.00%) MPLS
5 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 5 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
6 5 (16.67%) DHCP
6 5 (16.67%) Network Security
6 5 (16.67%) Wireless
7 4 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (10.00%) Cisco ISE
8 3 (10.00%) Cisco Wireless
8 3 (10.00%) IP Telephony
9 2 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (6.67%) Unified Communications
10 1 (3.33%) Wireshark
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Electronics
2 3 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (10.00%) Marketing
2 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.33%) HP StoreVirtual
3 1 (3.33%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
1 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) Presales
2 4 (13.33%) Mentoring
2 4 (13.33%) Security Auditing
3 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (10.00%) High Availability
3 3 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (10.00%) Network Management
3 3 (10.00%) Programme Management
3 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (10.00%) Ticket Management
4 2 (6.67%) Line Management
4 2 (6.67%) Load Balancing
4 2 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.33%) Analytics
5 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.33%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 19 (63.33%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (46.67%) CCNA
3 10 (33.33%) CCNP
4 4 (13.33%) CCIE
4 4 (13.33%) Degree
4 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (10.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 17 (56.67%) Cisco
2 13 (43.33%) Juniper
3 12 (40.00%) F5
4 10 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 9 (30.00%) Palo Alto
6 8 (26.67%) Blue Coat
6 8 (26.67%) Fortinet
7 5 (16.67%) NetApp
7 5 (16.67%) WatchGuard
8 4 (13.33%) Forcepoint
8 4 (13.33%) HP
8 4 (13.33%) Nimble Storage
8 4 (13.33%) Nokia
9 3 (10.00%) SAP
9 3 (10.00%) VMware
10 2 (6.67%) 3Com
10 2 (6.67%) Dell
10 2 (6.67%) Draytek
10 2 (6.67%) Meraki
11 1 (3.33%) Meru Networks